DEBRAH NEAL - NON-UNION

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Television

The Red Line

recurring Co-Star/Verna

CBS

The Red Line

Co-Star/Verna

CBS

The Chi

Co-Star/Housekeeper

SHOWTIME

Empire

Co-Star/Mabel Watkins

FOX

Commercial & Voiceover

Jewel Foods

Principal

Dir. Sandro Miller

National Restaurant Association

Executive Chef

Dir. Gay Bauer

Motor City Casino

Principal

Dir. Liam McNiff

McDonalds Corporation

Principal

Dir. Linda Karn

Print

Jewel Foods

Principal

Dir. Sandro Miller

Humalog

Principal

Dir. Helen Hamilton

Crest

Principal

Production Company director

Motor City Casino

Principal

Dir. Liam McNiff

Film

Landscape Escapism

Ruby

Dir. Kevin Orzel

The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang

Karen

Dir. Stacie Hawkins

A Perfect Day

1st Teacher

Dir. Derrick Sanders

Officer Down

Nurse

Dir. Richard Blakewell

Punch-Clock Pixie

Celeste

Dir. Jay Hoshina

Kith

Shift Manager

Dir. Chris Okimoto

Through it All

Detective Brown

Dir. Daniel Sprouse

Theatre

No Child

Janitor/Security guard (lead)

Definition Theatre Chicago

Shakin the Mess Outta Misery

Corrine (supporting)

Pegasus Theatre Chicago

Booty Candy

Actor 3 (lead)

Windy City Playhouse Chicago

The Old Settler

Elizabeth (lead)

Hansberry-Sands Milwaukee

Sanctified

Clara (supporting)

Congo Square Theatre Chicago

Heat

Rose (lead)

ETA Creative Arts Chicago

The Piano Lesson

Berneice (lead)

Hansberry-Sands Milwaukee

American Menu

Martha (lead)

Chicago Theatre Company

No Place to be Somebody

Cora (supporting)

Performance Loft Chicago

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Dussie Mae (supporting)

Fleetwood Jourdain Evanston

Love Child

Johnson-Mack (lead)

Chicago Theatre Company

A Woman Called Truth

Sojourner Truth (lead)

Stage Two Theatre Highwood

The Trial/One short sighted Black Woman vs Mammy Louise ....

Prosecuting attorney (lead)

Hansberry-Sands Milwaukee

The Inheritance

Ella (Supporting)

Nathan Manilow Theatre Chicago

Awards and Nominations

Black Theatre Arts Alliance Award winner

Shakin the Mess Outta Misery

Ensemble

Jefferson Award nomination

Shakin the Mess Outta Misery

Ensemble

Black Theatre Alliance nomination

"Sanctified"

Best Feat Actress in a play

African-American Theatre Alliance nomination

"Heat"

Best Ensemble

BA Communications, minor in Theatre, Northern Illinois University. Worked under Jeris Poindexter, acting coach to Oprah Winfrey (The Color Purple), Vera Katz, Professor (Theater) Howard University; Tunde Samuels (National Black Theater, Harlem NY), The Acting Studio, Chicago. Have performed and directed several productions including the cities: Chicago,IL, Milwaukee,WI, Columbus,OH, Los Angeles,CA, Winston-Salem,NC, Merriville,IN, Brooklyn,NY, and Atlanta,GA.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'4"

Weight: 160 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Short

 

Acting coach, Choreographer, Conference presenter, Corporate Trainer, Dramaturge, Keynote speaker, Lip sync, Sound designer, Speech coach, Stage director, Teacher, Aerobics, Badminton, Billiards/Pool Player, Canoeing, Combat - Stage, Jet Skier, Jump Rope, Kayaker, Roller Skating, Rollerblading, Snorkeling, Swimming - backstroke, Swimming - freestyle, Track & Field, Trampoline, Dance Hip Hop, Dance Line/Country, Dancer, Disc Jockey, Host, Improvisation, Licensed Driver, Modeling, Vocal Range: Alto, Voiceover, African Accent, Jamaican Accent, Southern Accent